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AHIA Webinar: What Auditors Need To Know About Cloud Tech

Get Your Head in the Cloud: What Auditors Need to Know About Cloud Technologies

Presented by:
Jason Sechrist, CIA, CISA -  Director of Compliance & Audit Solutions, AuditBoard

This presentation will take place on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 1:00pm Eastern time (12:00 pm Central time)This is a FREE webinar for all AHIA members! Non-members - $49 or Join AHIA today to take advantage of this benefit!

Please Note: Registration will now close one day prior to the live event.  NO REGISTRATIONS FOR THIS EVENT WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER April 14 at 3:00 PM Eastern Time. No exceptions!  Accepting the calendar notification is NOT registration – nor will it provide you with logon/access details for the live event.   

Session Description:
Cloud-based solutions are increasing in popularity as they are being embraced by organizations of all sizes. This session will help auditors get up to speed on cloud technology's key concepts, and will provide the basis for analyzing and assessing risks inherent to cloud-based solutions. 

Learning Objectives:

Following this discussion, participants will be able to:

1. Define Cloud deployment and service models.
2. Understand why risks are different in the cloud.
3. Explore audit activities to identify risks specific to cloud environments.
4. Examine Service Level Agreement (SLA) requirements that auditors should engage with cloud service providers during procurement/design phase.

Program Level:

Field of Study:
 Computer Software and Applications

Prerequisites: None

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

CPE Credits: 1 credit

Speaker Bio(s):
Jason Sechrist is the Director of Audit Solutions at AuditBoard where he works with various internal audit and compliance teams to help automate the administrative tasks of audit, risk, and compliance activities. He previously was the Global Head of Internal Audit at Rackspace Managed Cloud Company, where his responsibilities included developing and executing on a risk-based audit plan for the company's global footprint of data centers and office locations across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Jason started his auditing career with PwC in Silicon valley, working primarily with software and cloud service providers where he advised CTOs, CISOs, compliance managers, and system engineers. Prior to becoming an auditor, he led used testing and development for global aviation weather visualization software as a service while serving on active duty for the United States Air Force.

Please Note
: If you wish to receive continuing professional education credits for participating in the discussion, you are required to register and pay the registration fees. You will also be required to answer 3 of the 4 questions asked online during the discussion to qualify for CPE credit.

Cancellations received in writing within 7 calendar days prior to the discussion will be issued a full refund. No refunds for cancellations received within the week of the discussion. For more information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact AHIA at 888-ASK-AHIA (275-2442).

Continuing Professional Education Credits:
Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors is a registered sponsor with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

4/15/2021 - 4/15/2021